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Tell township, PA map Land area: 42.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 648 (all rural)
Males: 322  (49.7%)
Females: 326  (50.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 643 (582 owner occupied, 61 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

9%
State:

29%


Races in Tell township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 100.0%

Median age of males: 36.0
Median age of females: 37.9

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Average household size: 2.70

Tell township:

2.7 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.17

Estimated median household income in 2009: $40,349 ($32,679 in 1999)
This township:

$40,349
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $477 (lower quartile is $320, upper quartile is $831)
Here:

$477
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $126,869 (it was $83,400 in 2000)
Tell township:

$126,869
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,065 - $163,406

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $215,292
Here:

$215,292
State:

$223,477

Mobile homes: $53,857
Here:

$53,857
State:

$35,442
Population density: 15 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

8.5%
Whole state:

11.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.9%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Tell township include: Salem Church (A), Zion Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McMullen Cemetery (1), Crow Cemetery (2), Jeffries Cemetery (3), Jones/Chapman/Parson Cemetery (4), Elf Cemetery (5), Richvale Cemetery (6), Salem Memorial Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Trough Spring Branch (A), Narrows Branch Tuscarora Creek (B), Blocks Run (C), Beech Lick (D), Parsons Run (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Tell township: State Game Lands Number 251 (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 20 (35% naturalized citizens)

Tell township:  3.1%
State:  4.1%

75% of Tell township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Pennsylvania.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 590
  • Northeast: 6
  • Midwest: 9
  • South: 25
  • West: 3

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $47,500

Tell township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

5 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 275
  • Mobile homes: 74

Median worth of mobile homes: $21,600


Housing units in Tell township with a mortgage: 45 (2 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 40

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 4
  • 1995 to 1998: 19
  • 1990 to 1994: 53
  • 1980 to 1989: 45
  • 1970 to 1979: 46
  • 1960 to 1969: 13
  • 1950 to 1959: 23
  • 1940 to 1949: 14
  • 1939 or earlier: 132

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tell township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 8
  • 4 rooms: 15
  • 5 rooms: 54
  • 6 rooms: 51
  • 7 rooms: 35
  • 8 rooms: 30
  • 9 or more rooms: 18

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tell township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 7
  • 5 rooms: 12
  • 6 rooms: 4
  • 7 rooms: 4
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tell township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 35
  • 3 bedrooms: 123
  • 4 bedrooms: 40
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tell township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 7
  • 3 bedrooms: 18
  • 4 bedrooms: 3
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Tell township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 38
  • 2 vehicles: 99
  • 3 vehicles: 44
  • 4 vehicles: 16
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

Cars and other vehicles available in Tell township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 15
  • 2 vehicles: 14
  • 3 vehicles: 1
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (25%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (7%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Apparel (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Bus drivers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Tell township:

  • German (32.2%)
  • United States or American (24.1%)
  • Irish (15.1%)
  • English (7.5%)
  • Scottish (3.8%)
  • European (3.0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.8%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Korea (90%)
  • United Kingdom (10%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 193 (68%)
  • Carpooled: 52 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (1%)
  • Walked: 8 (3%)
  • Other means: 2 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 25 (9%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (65%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

5 people in nursing homes

94.7% of residents of Tell township speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English well).
3.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 648
  • In family households: 570 (149 male householders, 31 female householders)
    144 spouses, 185 children (174 natural, 2 adopted, 9 stepchildren), 23 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 21 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 78 (36 male householders (36 living alone)), 39 female householders (36 living alone)), 3 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 73 2-persons, 49 3-persons, 32 4-persons, 19 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 72 1-person, 3 2-persons,

127 married couples with children.
25 single-parent households (10 men, 15 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

6.8%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

50.0%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Tell township:

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